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Joe Biden versus the internet

September 23, 2019 12:04 am

Can a candidate still compete electorally without significant online backing?

richard dawkins

If Richard Dawkins loves facts so much, why can’t he get them right?

September 22, 2019 5:25 am

The professor has made some deeply embarrassing mistakes in his new book

jessica yaniv

Why is Jessica Yaniv still on Twitter and not in jail?

August 22, 2019 12:34 pm

The unwaxed ‘trans woman’ is using a sockpuppet account to harass people

social media

Social media is making it harder to hear legitimate criticism

August 20, 2019 10:03 am

If you are unconsciously hooked on getting approval from an app, it hits much harder when you don’t

ben sasse

Ben Sasse kind of sucks now

August 7, 2019 9:51 am

The Nebraska senator used to have a relatable world-weariness about him. What happened?

allison jaslow

Dem campaign chair forced to quit on her birthday

July 29, 2019 5:09 pm

Allison Jaslow resigns amid diversity hysteria

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‘Doubling down’ is Donald Trump’s greatest triumph

July 24, 2019 6:42 am

The president is becoming a symbol of good for everyone who does not think he is a symbol of evil

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10 things I’d like to see in ‘a whole new Twitter’

July 11, 2019 2:28 pm

I have taken the liberty of proposing some changes that will actually benefit Twitter’s user base

john cleese

Common sense is the real generation gap – just ask John Cleese

June 13, 2019 11:32 am

What has he done? He has Said Something On Twitter

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Steven Crowder and the folly of the internet playground

June 6, 2019 2:35 pm

Thanks to YouTube and Twitter, we must all suffer through his juvenile spat with Carlos Maza

john mcafee

A thought experiment with John McAfee

May 24, 2019 3:48 pm

The Libertarian presidential contender ruminates on the value of ignorance

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Twitter is a virus of the mind

May 17, 2019 2:01 pm

If you log off, you lose your influence: An Encounter Ideas essay

paul joseph watson

Paul Joseph Watson isn’t a conservative thinker

May 4, 2019 12:36 pm

Trump is fighting digital oligarchy with its collaborators

donald trump silicon valley

Is war with Silicon Valley a Trump 2020 strategy?

May 4, 2019 10:49 am

The president ponders putting social media purges center stage

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The Scruton tapes: an anatomy of a modern hit job

April 25, 2019 1:04 pm

How a character assassination unfolded on Twitter

notre-dame

Je suis Notre-Dame

April 16, 2019 12:20 pm

Let’s not forget the true victims of the tragic fire: Instagram influencers

obama’s legacy

Democrats, not Republicans, will dismantle Obama’s legacy

April 15, 2019 1:45 pm

The shrill tone of online debate makes 2008 seem like a century ago

Vipassanā

Jack Dorsey opened my eyes to Vipassanā

April 10, 2019 11:54 am

Godfrey Elfwick describes his 10-day retreat

nathan pyle

Pyle on: the warped logic of online cancel culture

April 9, 2019 3:07 pm

Political positions are more nuanced than what can fit into a tweet

conway

Why I’m rooting for George and Kellyanne Conway

April 4, 2019 3:45 pm

Politically opposite spouses should stick up for their beliefs and stick up even more loudly for each other

peta

It’s high time to butcher PETA

February 20, 2019 5:13 am

After its tasteless attack on Karl Lagerfeld yesterday, we’ve all had enough of the charity’s cheap shock tactics

meghan murphy

Meghan Murphy’s war on Twitter

February 14, 2019 12:29 pm

The feminist is suing the social media site. Good on her!

therapists freud

When did the left gaslight itself?

February 14, 2019 11:53 am

The idea that personal characteristics always give you the moral high ground is self-evidently nonsense

donald trump tweets

When did Donald Trump’s tweets become so boring?

February 12, 2019 6:05 pm

It feels like he’s tweeting by numbers

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

How Republicans could make Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez president

January 6, 2019 10:34 am

Like President Trump, her critics make her stronger